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How to Fix Our Health Care Mess

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== By Jim Hightower The Hightower Lowdown Tuesday 20 June 2006 How messed up is America’s health care system? Consider the case of the Leavitts. Anne and her husband Dixie, both in their 70s, got frazzled … Continue reading

Pickets favor national health care

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== June 8, 2006 Gainesville (FL) Sun Pickets favor national health care By DIANE CHUN Sun staff writer More than two dozen demonstrators turned out in Gainesville Wednesday afternoon to call for a health-care system that … Continue reading

Dangerous New Directions in Medicaid Reform: West Virginia “Personal Responsibility” Contracts

UHCEF Article of Interest ===================================================== West Virginia and Kentucky Alter Medicaid By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON, May 23 — West Virginia families served by Medicaid could face a reduction in benefits if they refuse to sign contracts promising to show … Continue reading

Massachusetts Health Reform Bill: A False Promise of Universal Coverage

Physicians for a National Health Program http://www.pnhp.org/news/2006/april/massachusetts_health.php For Immediate Release: April 5, 2006 Contacts: Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., 617-497-1268 David Himmelstein, M.D., 617-665-1032 Nick Skala, 312-782-6006 Statement by Steffie Woolhandler, M.D., M.P.H. and David U. Himmelstein, M.D. It’s a stirring scene. … Continue reading